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Ladies' Evening Dress

  • AC5622
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Product Description

Size: 36" Bust, Hip 38". Finished front below waistline 33". Lower edge [width] of skirt 3 Yds.

This pattern was published by The Butterick Publishing Co. in New York, London and Paris. The Deltor sheet of instructions for making the dress and waist ornament are clearly illustrated. On the back of the pattern envelope is a diagram of the pattern pieces labeling the center fronts, etc. and the Outlet seam allowances. An Outlet seam allowance is explained, "At shoulder and underarm, and side edges of 5-6-7-8 an additional amount is allowed for letting out the garment if necessary. These edges are marked by large single perforations through which the basting should be made. On all other edges of this pattern 3/8 in. is allowed for seams and finishing." The pattern contains ten pieces. Pattern dates circa 1923.

Suggested fabrics: Satin crepe, silk crepe, silk taffeta, chiffon velvet, georgette, crepe de Chine, and metallics. The dress may be trimmed with ostrich, marabou or fur. The scarf may be made of georgette and trimmed with ostrich, marabou or fur. Among the popular colors for evening were gold and silver metallic, greens, black, reds, violet and pink.

Materials required: View A-Dress with long sleeves: 4-1/4 Yds. 36" wide, 4-1/8 Yds. 44" wide. View B-Dress with short sleeves with scarf: 3-5/8 Yds. 44" wide, without scarf: 3-1/4 Yds. 44" wide. View C-Sleeveless dress with scarf: 4-1/4 Yds. 36" wide, 3-7/8 Yds. 44" wide. Scarf alone: 3/4 Yd. 44" wide. Ostrich, Marabou, or Fur Banding: 3-3/4 Yds. Ribbon for Ornament:1-3/4 Yds. of 1" wide.

This Vintage Revivals pattern is only one size; the original size. The pattern envelope, instructions and pattern pieces are unedited. The older the pattern the more likely it is to have limited instructions. This pattern is printed on blue line paper and packaged in plastic.

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